A quick search on “vegetarian sources of protein” pulls up a number of listings (“Top 17,” Top 26,” etc.) And each of those listings identify a different and random assortment of protein sources–which can make it confusing to keep track of them and, more importantly, to remember them when hurrying to put a meal together. … Read more
The key to clutter-free, friendly kitchens lies in simple math–one new thing in, one old thing out. See how two readers applied this idea in their kitchens.
There’s a lot of giving and receiving during the holidays, but in the Age of Stuff, it’s important to include purging as part of the holiday ritual–especially in the kitchen
Leftovers are a common problem for solo cooks. Not just extra servings of a dish, but also all the vegetables, seasonings, meat, rice, and other ingredients left over from making the dish. See how those left overs can be turned from problems to possibilities.
How many times have you wished your kitchen life could be more in control? Check out this giveaway to the first to claim it.
I may be the last one to the baking soda party, but I’m solidly there now. After buying a new box the other day, I happened to notice all the uses listed on the package. The stuff worked beautifully–easy, pretty shine and nothing that will harm our health or the planet’s health. And lest I … Read more
Food storage containers don’t rank in the A-list of kitchen gadgets like sleek Kitchen Aid stand mixers and shiny All-Clad cookware. But hear this: If you are interested in meals with any of these attributes–healthy, efficient, affordable, stress-free and/or tasty–then you need decent storage containers. The yogurt cups and take out tubs can (mostly) be recycled so get a set of sturdy containers that will last for years. Read more on the benefit.
Never thought I’d have a kitchen full of Tupperware, but I’m a convert now that I’ve seen how these containers make it easy to find, access and cook with the healthful ingredients experts are telling us to eat.
Food processors can be expensive, not only in terms of dollars but also in terms of the counter space they consume (a “cost” that runs especially high in small kitchens.) But don’t let these barriers prevent you from experiencing the comfort and warmth of creamy winter soups. An immersion blender is a much smaller and … Read more
In a “pantry panic?” Have a pantry that’s more foe than friend? Check out nationally syndicated columnist Marni Jameson’s humorous but also very helpful on organizing the pantry with Kitchen Coach Mary Collette Rogers.